Nightforce ELR Steel Challenge Winner Uses Kestrel to Out-Battle Components

Jorge Ortiz recently snagged the winning title of the fifth annual Nightforce ELR Steel Challenges held June 13th-14th in Glenrock, Wyoming. The targets ranged between 700 to 1200 yards - coming in at 1.2 miles at the longest range. Nearly 200 contestants engaged in the challenging event and faced the added hurdle of 60 MPH wind gusts. Equipped with his Kestrel 5700 Elite and Berger .30-caliber 220-grain Long-Range Hybrid Target (LRHT) bullets inside a .300 Norma Mag, Ortiz secured the winning title. The Kestrel 5700 Elite weather meter with Applied Ballistics precisely calculated wind speed and other elements for his...

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